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Home Office ‘bungled G4S and Serco asylum centre contracts’

Home Office ‘bungled G4S and Serco asylum centre contracts’ MPs issue a scathing verdict on the Government’s latest botched outsourcing project Jim Armitage DEPUTY BUSINESS EDITOR Thursday 24 April 2014 The Government has come under harsh attack from the powerful … Continue reading

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Speaker John Bercow accused of risking MPs’ safety with plan to bring in private security firm at Commons

Speaker John Bercow accused of risking MPs’ safety with plan to bring in private security firm at Commons Mail Online By BRENDAN CARLIN, MAIL ON SUNDAY POLITICAL REPORTER 19 April 2014 22:06 * Metropolitan Police Force paid £31m a year … Continue reading

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Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way)

Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way) Clare Sambrook 15 April 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Shine a light What happens after a government outsourcer fails shareholders and the public, and the boss loses … Continue reading

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Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way)

Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way) Clare Sambrook 15 April 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Shine a light What happens after a government outsourcer fails shareholders and the public, and the boss loses … Continue reading

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The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant

The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant Staff are treated like schoolchildren and targets are more important than customer serviceEmail A Serco employee Guardian Professional, Thursday 10 April 2014 10.13 EDT Customer service is … Continue reading

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G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles

G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles By Shane Croucher April 14, 2014 15:16 GMT Ashley Almanza is chief executive of scandal-hit G4SReuters G4S boss Ashley Almazna pocketed a £648,000 bonus from the scandal-hit firm for 2013, … Continue reading

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Camp Atterbury still home to civilian deployments

Camp Atterbury still home to civilian deployments The Shelbyville News By Maj. Lisa Kopczynski and Timothy Sproles, For The Shelbyville News; Shelby County 6 December 2013 EDINBURGH — Although military mobilizations are scaled down and unit deployments are no longer … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Security Guarding

Prior Information Notice – Security services (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 2 April 2014, Journal number…………: 65/2014 Date sent to EUR-OP…….: 30:03:2014 Heading……………….: 01316 Type of document……….: Prior Information Notice Nature of contract……..: Service contract

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G4S cleared to bid for government work

G4S cleared to bid for government work The Daily Telegraph Scott Campbell By Scott Campbell 10 April 2014, SECURITY firm G4S will once again be allowed to bid for government contracts, it was announced last night, ending a ban imposed … Continue reading

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Agility Logistics exclusive: MoD hires company blacklisted in US to sell off Army gear

Agility Logistics exclusive: MoD hires company blacklisted in US to sell off Army gear Solomon Hughes Monday 10 March 2014 A Kuwaiti firm blacklisted by the US military on major fraud charges has been hired by the British Army to … Continue reading

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